Make sure and Verify

Make sure

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Make sure verb – Make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally.
Verify is a synonym for make sure in inspect topic. In some cases you can use "Verify" instead a verb phrase "Make sure", when it comes to topics like check, ratify, assure.
Synonyms for Make sure


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Verify verb – To give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of.
Make sure is a synonym for verify in confirm topic. You can use "Make sure" instead a verb "Verify".
Nearby Words: verification, verified, verifiable, verifying, verifier
Synonyms for Verify

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  • Series / Orphan Black Most banks, even shady ones, would call to verify such a transfer to make sure it is not fraud.
  • Literature / Lensman Make Sure He's Dead: One of the first signs that Helmuth is not your run-of-the-mill pulp villain is the fact that he refuses to take Kinnison's apparent death at face value and explicitly commands his underlings to look for the body to verify.
  • She immediately strips him to verify he didn't get hurt, though she explains that she wanted to make sure he didn't have a Secret Stab Wound.
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